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Shipley boys spark Weddington playoff win over Huss

By Tim Winters, 11/18/17, 9:00AM EST

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Will Shipley's 76-yard sprint into the end zone late in the first half gave Weddington a 7-0 halftime lead. 

The freshman run along with his older brother James’  80+ yard kickoff return touchdown helped Weddington defeat Huss, 31-13 and move onto the third round of the playoffs for the fifth consecutive year.

Will’s sprint sparked a Weddington squad that got off to a sluggish start turning the ball over three times in the first quarter and a half. 

Will Shipley has gained over 400 yards in his last three games.

Weddington will now play conference rival Charlotte Catholic (13-0) for a second time this season. The Warriors fells to Catholic, 42-6 on the last Friday in September. The winner of that game moves onto the regional finals.

After the game, I caught up with Will and Coach Tim Carson to discuss the win.

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